Publications: Global, Cultural and Language Studies

Hicks, M., Kleinman, A. & Yang, L. (1998). The social course of schizophrenia: local and societal factors. The Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences, 15, 25-40.

Phillips, M.R., Pearson, V., Li, F., Xu, M., & Yang, L. (2002). Stigma and expressed emotion: a study of people with schizophrenia and their family members in China. British Journal of Psychiatry, 181: 288-293

Yang, L.H. (2003). Causal attributions, expressed emotion, and patient relapse: Recent findings and application to Chinese societies. Hong Kong Journal of Psychiatry, 13 (2): 16-25.

Link, B.G, Yang, L.H., Phelan, J.C., & Collins, P.Y. (2004). Measuring Mental Illness Stigma. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 30 (3): 511-541.

Phelan, J.C., Yang, L.H., & Cruz-Rojas, R. (2006). Effects of attributing serious mental illnesses to genetic causes on orientations to treatment. Psychiatric Services, 57 (3), 382- 387. doi: 10.1176/

Yang, L.H. (2007). Application of Stigma Theory to Chinese Groups with Mental Illness: Synthesis and New Directions. Singapore Medical Journal, 48(11), 977-985.

Yang, L.H., Kleinman, A., Link, B.G., Phelan, J.C., Lee, S., & Good, B. (2007). Culture and Stigma: Adding Moral Experience to Stigma Theory. Social Science and Medicine, 64(7), 1524-1535.

Yang, L.H., Phelan, J.C., & Link, B.G. (2008). Stigma towards traditional Chinese medicine and psychiatric treatment among Chinese-Americans. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 14 (1), 10-18. doi: 10.1037/1099-9809.14.1.10

Yang, L.H., & Kleinman, A. (2008). ‘Face’ and the Embodiment of Stigma: Schizophrenia and AIDS in China. Social Science and Medicine, 67 (3), 398-408 doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2008.03.011

Yang, L.H., Corsini-Munt, S., Link, B., & Phelan, J. (2009). “Beliefs in Traditional Chinese Medicine Efficacy among Chinese Americans: Implications for Mental Health Service Utilization”. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 197: 207–210. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0b013e3181999513

Yang, L.H., & Singla, D. (2011). Use of Indigenous Cultural Idioms by Chinese Immigrant Relatives for Psychosis: Impacts on Stigma and Psychoeducational Approaches. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease; 199(11):872-878. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0b013e3182349eb7

Wonpat-Borja, A., Yang, L.H., Phelan, J., & Link, B. (2012). Eugenics, Genetics, and Mental Illness Stigma in Chinese Americans. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 47:145–156. doi: 10.1007/s00127-010-0319-7

Ngo, H., Shin, J.Y., Nhan, N.V., & Yang, L. (2012). Stigma and Restriction on Social Life of Families of Children with Intellectual Disabilities in Vietnam. Singapore Medical Journal, 53 (7), 451-457

Yang, L.H., & Wonpat-Borja, A.J. (2012). Causal Beliefs and Effects upon Mental Illness Identification among Chinese Immigrant Relatives of Individuals with Psychosis. Community Mental Health Journal, 48, 471-476. doi: 10.1007/s10597-011-9464-z

Yang, L.H., Lo, G., Wonpat-Borja, A., Singla, D., Link, B.G.,& Phillips, M.R. (2012). Effects of Labeling and Interpersonal Contact upon Attitudes towards Schizophrenia: Implications for Reducing Mental Illness Stigma in Urban China. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 47 (9), 1459-1473. doi: 10.1007/s00127-011-0452-y

Lai, G., Lo, G., Ngo, H., Chou, Y.W., & Yang, L. (2013). Migration, Sociocultural Factors, and Local Cultural Worlds among Fuzhounese Chinese Immigrants: Implications for Mental Health Interventions. International Journal of Culture and Mental Health. 6 (2), 141-155. doi: 10.1080/17542863.2012.674785

Yang, L.H., Valencia, E., Alvarado, R., Link, B.G., Huynh, N., Nguyen, K., Morita, K., Saavedra, M., Wong, C., Galea, S., & Susser, E. (2013). A Theoretical and Empirical Framework for Constructing Culture-Specific Stigma Instruments: An Application in Chile. Cadernos de Saude Coletiva, 21 (1): 71-9

Yang, L.H., Anglin, D.A., Wonpat-Borja, A.J., Opler, M.G., Greenspoon, M., & Corcoran, C.M. (2013). Public Stigma of the Psychosis Risk Syndrome in a College Population: Implications for Peer Stigma Intervention. Psychiatric Services 64 (3); 284-288. doi: 10.1176/ doi: 10.1176/

Chen, F., Lai, G.Y., & Yang, L.H. (2013). Mental illness disclosure in Chinese immigrant communities. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 60 (3), 379-391. doi: 10.1037/a0032620

DeVylder, J.E., Oh, H.Y., Yang, L.H., Cabassa, L.J., Chen, F., & Lukens, E.P. (2013). Acculturative stress and psychotic-like experience among Asian and Latino immigrants to the United States. Schizophrenia Research, 150 (1), 223-228

Yang, L.H., Purdie-Vaughns, V.*, Kotabe, H., Link, B., Saw, A., Wong, G., & Phelan, J. (2013). Culture, Threat, and Mental Illness Stigma: Identifying Culture-Specific Threat among Chinese American groups. Social Science and Medicine, 88, 56-67. [* indicates co-1st authors] doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2013.07.040

Anglin, D., Greenspoon, M., Corcoran, C.M., & Yang, L.H. (in press). “Spontaneous Labeling and Stigma Associated with Clinical Characteristics of Peers ‘at-risk’ for Psychosis”. Early Intervention in Psychiatry.

Yang, L.H., Lai, G., Tu, M., Luo, M., Wonpat-Borja, A., Jackson, V., Lewis-Fernandez, R., & Dixon, L. (in press).  A Brief, Anti-Stigma Intervention for Chinese Immigrant Caregivers of Individuals with Psychosis: Initial Findings. Transcultural Psychiatry

Yang, L.H., Lo, G., Tu, M., Wu, O., Saw, A., Chen, F.P., & Anglin, D. (in press). Effects of Psychiatric Treatment Contact and Acculturation on the Causal Beliefs of Chinese Immigrant Relatives of Individuals with Psychosis. Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies

Yang, L.H., Chen, F., Sia, KJ, Lam, J.J., Lam, K, Ngo, H., Lee, S., Kleinman, A., & Good, B. (in press). “What matters most:” a cultural mechanism moderating structural vulnerability and moral experience of mental illness stigma. Social Science and Medicine (special issue on Structural Stigma).

Leong, F.T., Inman, A.G., Ebreo, A., Yang, L.H., Kinoshita, L., Fu, & M. Sage. (2006).The Handbook of Asian American Psychology (2nd ed.)

Yang, L.H. & Wonpat-Borja, A. (2006). Psychopathology among Asian-Americans. In the Handbook of Asian American Psychology (2nd ed.), Eds. Leong, F.T., Inman, A.G., Ebreo, A., Yang, L.H., Kinoshita, L., Fu, M. Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Leong, F.T., Inman, A.G., Ebreo, A., Yang, L.H., Kinoshita, L., & Fu, M. (2006). Introduction. In the Handbook of Asian American Psychology (2nd ed.), Eds. Leong, F.T., Inman, A.G., Ebreo, A., Yang, L.H., Kinoshita, L., Fu, M. Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA

Yang, L., Kleinman, A., & Cho, S. (2008). Psychology/ Psychiatry- “Stigma of Mental Illness” Encyclopedia of Public Health

Yang, L., Link, B., & Phelan, J. (2008). Stigma measurement approaches: Historical perspectives and current  applications. Arboleda-Florez J (Ed.): Stigma in Mental Health: Interventions to Reduce the Burden,  London: John Wiley & Sons

Anglin, D.M., Lee, R.J., Yang, L.H., & Lo, G. (2009). Race/Ethnicity and Incidence of Psychosis: New Directions for Research. In Social Science in Health Care and Practice, Nova Science Publishers: Hauppauge, NY

Yang, L.H., Wonpat-Borja, A.J., Opler, M., Compton, M.T., Kelly, M., Purdie-Vaughns, V., & Corcoran, C.M. (2012). Stigma in Early Stages of Psychotic Illness:  Connections to Cognitive Neuroscience. Vulnerability to psychosis: from neurosciences to psychopathology. Ed. by Fusar-Poli P, Borgwardt SJ, McGuire PK. Maudsley Monograph. Psychology Press, Routledge, London, pp. 159-176

Jovic, S. (2004). Talking about what happened: The relationship between adult articulation of childhood trauma and length of prior psychotherapy treatment. Inquiry: A Journal of Undergraduate Research, Vol. 8, 40.

Yang, L.H., Wonpat-Borja, A.J., Opler, M.G., & Corcoran, C.M. (2010). Potential stigma associated with inclusion of the psychosis risk syndrome in the DSM-V: an empirical question. Schizophr Res. 2010 Jul;120(1-3):42-8. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2010.03.012.

<< Back to All Publications